Sky Germany

Sky Germany builds up to UHD TV launch

Sky Germany’s UHD TV set-top Sky+ Pro, is now commercially available, and the broadcaster will air its first UHD TV football game on October 14. Sky plans to air the forthcoming Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hertha BSC in the UHD format. This will be followed by the Champions League match between Bayer Leverkusen […]

Sky Germany makes key entertainment appointments

Sky in Germany has made two key appointments to boost its entertainment offering. The pay TV operator has named Christian Asanger as vice-president, entertainment channels. Asanger, who will report to film and entertainment chief Marcus Ammon, was previously creative director at Sony Pictures Television and has also worked for Warner Bros and ProSiebenSat.1, where he […]

Sky Germany secures DFB Cup rights

Sky in Germany has secured the rights to broadcast all matches from the DFB Cup football competition live for the three seasons from 2016-17. Sky won the rights to air all 63 games from the competition and secured rights spanning cable, satellite, IPTV, the internet and mobile platforms. In addition to the live broadcast rights, […]